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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar government and Kachin rebels renew talks

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 04:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Representatives of the Kachin Independence Organisation meet government officials led by President’s Office Minister Aung Min Myanmar’s government met Kachin rebels for renewed peace talks in China on Monday, an analyst said, as the rivals seek to resolve a festering ethnic conflict that has undermined reforms. Representatives of the Kachin ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's census at risk amid fresh unrest in ethnic powderkeg Rakhine

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:29pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Sittwe Watchdogs warn first population count in 30 years could stoke violence and suggest scaling back questions on ethnicity amid Rohingya rift Crucial census at risk amid Myanmar unrest Myanmar's first census for 30 years is threatened before it has even started, as renewed unrest in the country's west threatens to send foreign aid workers fleeing, making ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN fears over Myanmar civilians in fresh Kachin unrest

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:19pm by undefined

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Clashes between the Kachin Independence Army and Myanmar government forces are cause for concern, UN's Ashok Nigam says 'Civilians trapped' by new Kachin fighting The United Nations has expressed serious concern for hundreds of Myanmar civilians, many of them children, trapped in a conflict zone in northern Kachin state amid renewed ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Business graduate is Myanmar's first Miss Universe candidate since 1961

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... around the waist and stretching to the feet. But the younger generation, especially young urban women, are increasingly shunning the national garb and embracing unconventional alternatives ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Foreign firms win licences to provide mobile phone networks in Myanmar

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... be France's Orange in partnership with Marubeni of Japan. The winners had "committed to offer a wide range of services to the public at affordable prices in both urban and rural areas", ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Two Buddhists arrested after Muslim shops wrecked in Kachin state

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... township said. A renewed bout of anti-Muslim unrest in Oakkan, around 100 kilometres north of Yangon, on Tuesday left one dead and saw mosques and homes destroyed, raising alarm across the country. ...


    Police arrest two in new anti-Muslim unrest in Myanmar

    Posted May 04th 2013, 07:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... a village near Hpakant township said. A renewed bout of anti-Muslim unrest in Oakkan, around 100 kilometres (60 miles) north of Yangon, on Tuesday left one dead and saw mosques and homes destroyed, ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar train blaze leaves 25 dead, 100 injured

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 05:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... the scorched and mangled train lay wrecked with its wheels off the track. Residents in the remote area rely on trains as the roads are poor, but Myanmar’s rail system is in desperate need of renewal ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Unrest in Myanmar an international tragedy, says Suu Kyi

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 03:52pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... of Rakhine, where renewed clashes last month uprooted about 30,000 people. Dozens have been killed on both sides and thousands of homes torched. “Don’t forget that violence has been committed by both ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi to lead probe into crackdown at Chinese-backed mine

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for the mine, while Beijing insists the contentious issues have already been resolved. In a renewed sign of growing anti-China sentiment, about 50 people marched to the Chinese embassy in Yangon ...




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